Monday, December 31, 2018

Prophet X/XL Sample Loading Demo

Published on Dec 31, 2018 Sequential

"A quick and dirty demo of recording and importing samples to the Prophet X/XL. More info here:"

Alien Emotions

Published on Dec 31, 2018 Ron Millar

"Last track of 2018 using Novation Peak and Native Instruments Maschine Mk3"

DREADLORD// Prophet-12, System-8, Prologue, Juno-106, TR-808, Squarp Pyramid

Published on Dec 31, 2018 MR TUNA Music

"It's the final fight"

The Void: Instead of going out i recorded some very cheesy music this year.

Published on Dec 31, 2018 The Void

"Have a cheesy new year!"

Monorail synthwave

Published on Dec 30, 2018 Miguel d'Oliveira

"synthwave sketch track with a few hardware synths
[footage shot on the DLR with an iphone]
Last track I write in 2018
BTW - never let facts get in the way of a song title :) Duorail isn't as catchy."

Spot the synths at :52.

QuirQuiQ A Free Kick Drum Synthesizer

via Ocean Swift


QuirQuiQ (Pronounced: “Quirk Kick”) is Punchy kick synth that fits in your shuttlecraft or in your pocket with a big sound and tiny cpu footprint. Utilizes digital envelopes allowing for precise control, and presented in a clear, resizable vector interface.

Slam the dancefloor with sharp and pounding kicks, ooomph away with long breathy thumps, go for a grungy and snappy sound or find just that right balance that is perfect for your track.

– Packed With Nice Sounding Presetss QuirQuiQ comes packed with handfull of Presets quirky Presets – Sharp tones, Deep tones, noisy kicks, clean kicks, it should be all there to get you started

– Digital Style Envelopes

– Resizable GUI

– Tiny CPU Footprint

– Its Free and made with love"

Dataline - RockUp

Published on Dec 31, 2018 MrDataline

Been long time...
Wishing everybody a great new cycle of 365!

Modular Improv Sessions Ep2

Published on Dec 31, 2018 Soundunit

"An Improv jam with my friend Greg Sorensen, local modular musician here in New Orleans."

OP-Z Jamuary #1

Published on Dec 31, 2018 ahlstrominfo

"First submit to Jamuary comes early this year. A bit dark since my son was sleeping beside me :)"

December 31st (OPZ)

Published on Dec 31, 2018 SineRider

"Experimenting with loading samples into the OPZ resulted in this relaxing composition."

MIDERA | Brainstitch

Published on Dec 31, 2018 MIDERA

Radikal Technologies Spectralis (Drums)
Yamaha SY77 (Piano)
Access Virus (pads)

Record To Arranger (2.1)// Synthstrom Deluge Tutorial

Published on Dec 31, 2018 Ron Cavagnaro

"This tutorial shows how the new record to arranger works on the new 2.1 firmware for the Synthstrom Audible Deluge. In this tutorial we are showing how easy it is now to compose tracks by performing them, even with a complex setup. In this situation we are using the following gear with the audio coming back into the Deluge using a line-in oscillator: Korg Emx1, Novation Circuit

Intro 0:00
Recording to Arranger Demo 1:33
Shift + Mute Function 2:39
Looking over Arranger 3:03
Adding To Arranger Demo 3:34
Stopping Arranger Record 5:00
Playing Arrangement Demo 5:37
Section Chaining w/ Record To Arranger 7:00
Chaining To Arranger Demo 8:08"

Yamaha MODX All Choir and Choir/Pads

Published on Dec 31, 2018 synthartist69

"This is a demo of the factory Choir and Choir Pads for the Yamaha MODX6,7 and 8."

DEckard's Dream and friends

Published on Dec 31, 2018 therudyrude

"Improv with my Deckard's Dream and Electric Kalimba.Also Buchla, Eurorack,Elektron Digit"

New Polymorph Desktop Analog Synthesizer from Nave Electronics

Polymorph Analog Synthesizer from Nave, Promo Video

Published on Oct 31, 2018 Nave Electronics

"We are glad to present our new analog synthesizer called Polymorph!
Polymorph is a analog synthesizer which is based on original circuit ideas of famous Polyvox synthesizer. It has the same sound character, and also it has a lot of interesting extra features."

Presentation. February 2019. Polymorph - analog synthesizer.

Published on Dec 31, 2018 Nave Electronics

"Hey Guys!

In February 2019, our product will be presented.

Have a good sound for everyone and Happy New Year! :)"


Wonder if they know about the Quasimidi Polymorph. How many synths out there have the exact same name?

Harry Breuer - Moog Foo Yong [1960s Moog]

Published on Apr 1, 2017 ThriftStoreVinyl

Genre: 1960s Moog

"Moog Foo Yong" from Harry Breuer's 1969 album "The Happy Moog".

Conceived and Artistic Direction by Harry Breuer

The electronic device that has created a musical revolution. It has sparked a fantastic new concept in popular and classical music. It's the logical evolution of a music scene that's plugged into the electric age.

Bach is a groove on this instrument, but it's got other colors in its electronic palette of sound. The world needs love, and this Moog Synthesize can get with the heart and flowers scene like crazy. This Is The Happy Moog!"

The annual new years eve run from pluckaaa

Published on Dec 31, 2018 PLUCKA,S SHED

"Peoples i hope you have a year that gives you gains gives you hope
Gives you warmth , gives you a prospect of your dreams , never give up , GIDDYUP"

Sketching the evolution of the Seaboard

Published on Dec 31, 2018 ROLI

"Read more:

To celebrate the life of the discontinued Seaboard GRAND, we're releasing this special film from the ROLI archives, which charts the evolution of the piano keyboard, from the medieval organ all the way the Roland Lamb's revolutionary Seaboard design."

Yamaha MODX All Warm Pads

Published on Dec 31, 2018 synthartist69

"This is a demo of all the pads listed under WARM pads for the Yamaha MODX6,7 and 8."

Retro Review & Tutorial - Music 2000 on PS1 MTV Music Generator

Published on Dec 31, 2018 ChrisLody

"Music 2000 (known at MTV Music Generator in some parts of the world is a great bit of music making software that launched in 1998. It's well wort a go nowadays if you fancy trying something quite lofi to make beats with. This video will show you how it all works.

Thanks for watching :D"

Teenage Engineering OP-Z: The First Seven Days

Published on Dec 31, 2018 Red Means Recording

"Hi I got one of the Teenage Engineering OP-Z digital synthesizer things. It's like if you took the Pocket Operators and married them with an Elektron device and it's pretty fun. This is my first 7 days getting to know the device. You look great today, btw."

Medusa Synth techno improvisation by Umba take two

Published on Dec 31, 2018 Polyend

"Polish techno producer Umba is taking the Medusa Hybrid Synth on an improvised minimalistic trip again. Drums from Electribe ESX, additional sequencing by Polyend Seq."

Creamware Pro-12

via this auction

The description at the listing is currently for a Minimax. Pictured is the Pro-12 which was a virtual twelve voice Prophet-5. I forget if it was based on the Rev 2 SSM or Rev 3 Curtis filter model, or both. If anyone knows feel free to comment.

Sequential Circuits Prophet VS Rackmount

via this auction

Korg 800 DV - 1970´s Analog Synth -

via this auction

"Fantastic Synthesizer with a special and very unique sound in brilliant MINT shape... looks and works perfect ! Comes with the original german manual.

Oscillators: 2
Waveforms: Pink Noise, Pulse, Pulse Variable, Saw Up, Square, Sub Oscillator, Triangle, White Noise
Osc Modulation: Keyboard, LFO, Ring Modulation
Envelopes: 1
Evelope Paramerters: Attack, Decay, Sustain, Release
Filters: 1
Types: 24dB Slope (4-pole), High Pass, Low Pass
LFO: 2
LFO Parameters: Square, Triangle
Polyphony: 2
Timbrality: 1
Tuning: Standard
Modes: Duophonic, Mono
Patches RAM: 1
Effects vibrato and chorus
Case: Keyboard
Case Details: 44 keys
Keyboard: Non-weighted, Plastic
Controls: Buttons, Knobs, Sliders, Switches
Display Type: LED
Audio Output Connections: 1/4" Phone Jack, Stereo Main, Stereo 2
Audio Output Notes: Effect send
Inputs: Effect return
Power: 15w"


via this auction

The SEMTEK XL is a somewhat rare patchable Oberheim SEM based synth by Anyware Instruments.

Vintage Stylophone 350s

via this auction

"Vintage Stylophone 350s that was made in England. This unit works well, and has fresh batteries (takes 2 x large PP9 9 volt). This machine has some very awesome capabilities. It has two stylus, one of which is for the reiteration effect, basically a two speed on/off tremolo, which can be used in tandem with the main stylus. Also, the photo effect is super fun, you can choose vibrato or wah wah, and with your left hand proximity, increase or decrease the effect (not unlike a theremin). With the rocker switches you can get many different variations of the Stylophone tone. Sometimes the rocker switches take a couple of attempts to engage as they should, but all switches work. The unit is in excellent cosmetic shape."

Akai AX-80

via this auction

"Fully functional with the exception that the sounds from 25-32 are only accessible by selecting #24 and using the 'Up' button to go from 24 to 25-32. All sounds work."

Vintage Rhodes Chroma Analog Synthesizer

via this auction

"The Rhodes Chroma is a vintage polyphonic, multitimbral, microprocessor controlled, subtractive synthesis, analog synthesizer. This Chroma is being sold as is. It does not make sound. When I plugged in the synthesizer and turned it on, no display or lights came on. The power supply hummed and I immediately turned it off and unplugged it. This Chroma is in good physical condition inside and out. It has some kind of tape residue on the wood side panels and one of the plastic tops of the number 2 left hand controller is missing.

The Chroma uses an Electronically Reconfigurable System which allows the VCOs, VCFs and VCAs to be reconfigured or patched like modular synthesizers but without the patch cords. Instead, the Chroma digitally stores all of the parameters which determine a sound. The Chroma has better patching capabilities than most modular systems and it is fully programmable."

1979 RSF KOBOL Expander

via this auction

Moog Grandmother & Source Audio Nemesis Delay

Published on Dec 31, 2018 3rdStoreyChemist

Korg Gadget - One bar beats - 311218

Published on Dec 31, 2018 John Chesters

"One bar performance on Korg Gadget.

Headphones recommended 🎧"

Daft Punk - Technologic (VOCALOID 5 Amy) Cover

Published on Dec 31, 2018 POGPALE

Daft Punk - Technologic

not bad rapper amy, haha

Vocals - Yamaha VOCALOID 5 Amy
Drums - AlyJamesLab VProm
Percussion - Korg Gadget Tokyo
Guitar - LennarDigital Sylenth1
Bass - D16 Phoscyon

Arturia Drumbrute - faulty noise chip - How to fix it + Audio Comparison!!!

Published on Dec 30, 2018 Hermisphere

"If you are experiencing the Drumbrute noise chip issue, here's how to fix it. This video also includes an audio comparison between the faulty and the fixed pcb's."

At World's End | Eurorack Modular, Roland TR-606

Published on Dec 30, 2018 HAINBACH

"In which I commit to four to the floor. Happy New Year!
Get this track and keep the lights blinking:

The natural groove of the TR-606 always makes my head nod. Here I develop last week's ambient patch into a rhythm orientated track."

HerrSchneider and friends

Published on Dec 17, 2018 SchneidersLaden


1. Modern Talking? T.Raumschmiere and Ken Macbeth visit HerrSchneider at SchneidersBuero
"Ken Macbeth was visiting us to review the very first gig with his outstanding band FucketYbUcKetY on SUPERBOOTH17. In the audience there was also Marco Haas alias shitkatapult alias T.Raumschmiere who stated out sponaneously that he will only play again on Superbooth if-then together with this guy. So I asked them both to visit me in my office to talk and we (..they) did. We had a good laugh and compared a lot of thoughts, looking forward to SUPERBOOTH18 already." - HerrSchneider
2. DIETER DÖPFER modular live set at SchneidersLaden
On December 6th we had reserved the whole Thursday evening for a very special gentleman - Dieter Doepfer! And it was worth it! Dieter took care of the guests and listeners all evening, even baked them cookies! In addition there was a unique Modular Beginner workshop by him, a presentation of his latest products (disco!) and an exquisite live performance by Dieter himself!

Workshops at SchneidersLaden

Published on Dec 10, 2018 SchneidersLaden

"SchneidersLaden regularly invites artists and manufacturers to hold workshops and performances in the shop. Products are always presented in a musical context and explained with practical examples. During the open discussions with the audience, all open questions will then be answered. These events are always free of charge and are primarily intended to connect people and share knowledge. These video documentations concentrate on the actual workshop and performance part of the evening - for the full experience you have to come by in person. Hope to see you soon ant SchneidersLaden!"


1. Surgeon - workshop and performance at SchneidersLaden
2. An introduction to Mutable Instruments @SchneidersLaden - Part 1
3. An introduction to Mutable Instruments @SchneidersLaden - Part 2
4. Richard Devine and Surachai - Workshop at SchneidersLaden, Part 1
5. Richard Devine - Performance and Workshop at SchneidersLaden, Part 2
6. Walker F. presenting Make Noise at SchneidersLaden

Performances and Concerts at SchneidersLaden

Published on Dec 12, 2018 SchneidersLaden

1. DeWalta & Shannon live at SchneidersLaden
2. Gaël Loison of Touell Skouarn live at SchneidersLaden
3. Nicolas Bougaïeff – live performance for at SchneidersLaden
4. Richard Devine - Performance and Workshop at SchneidersLaden, Part 2
5. LADY STARLIGHT - Workshop and Performance at SchneidersLaden

Surgeon - workshop and performance at SchneidersLaden

Published on Dec 10, 2018 SchneidersLaden

"In 2016, the techno artist Surgeon explained his current live set to a limited number of SchneidersLaden customers and employees. Such a workshop for advanced users of modular synthesizers and interested guests takes place regularly at SchneidersLaden at Kottbusser Tor."

Dieter Doepfer Special at SchneidersLaden

Published on Dec 24, 2018 SchneidersLaden

"On December 6th we had reserved the whole Thursday evening for a very special gentleman - Dieter Doepfer! And it was worth it! Dieter took care of the guests and listeners all evening, even baked them cookies! In addition there was a unique Modular Beginner workshop by him, a presentation of his latest products (disco!) and an exquisite live performance by Dieter himself!"


1. DIETER DÖPFER modular live set at SchneidersLaden
2. DIETER DOEPFER cookie lessons - at SchneidersLaden
3. DIETER DÖPFER modular beginner workshop at SchneidersLaden [filters & speech synthesis]
4. DIETER DÖPFER about the early days

Sunday, December 30, 2018

Bastl Bitranger button pressing

Published on Dec 30, 2018 Fuzzo Frizzbeebot

"Trying out the Bitranger that arrived today. I got it for breadboarding circuits and circuit bent toy interfacing mainly ."

Vintage 1970s Oberheim Studio Amplifier w/ Phasor for Synthesizer

via this auction

Here's something you don't see everyday. This might be the first one to be featured on the site.  Kind of interesting to see classic Oberheim knobs in off white.

Details from the listing:

"Comes as seen
Great used shape.
The unit powers on sounds very good
Phasor effects working good
all original, w/ original speaker
Pots and Speaker date to 1976
Very rare Synth amp. serial # 0028
you probably will not see one on ebay soon - so don't miss out
has an Old Oberheim sticker on the side panel " Some things are better than others"
see all pictures for condition
not a large amp - 14" T x 11" W x 7" Deep.
8" speaker"

Vintage Hohner Bass 3 Analog Synth w/ Guitar, String, and Tuba Presets

via this auction

"Vintage Hohner Bass 3 analog keyboard with power source in good playing condition. Just serviced by New Orleans own The Organ Doctor, The Premier technician of all things Hammond! All keys work, all functions work. The top has the wrong latches not sure how that happened. But it does fit the body, but not the latches."

Jean-Michel Jarre Fairlight Series III Overview

Published on Dec 30, 2018 DeftAudio

"Quick overview of ex-Jean-Michel Jarre's Fairlight Series III."

Moog One demo by MANMADEMADMAN (no talking)

Published on Dec 30, 2018 manmade madman

"This is a non-musical demo of the custom patches I've made since getting the Moog One three weeks ago. I feel that there is a lack of demo's for this synthesizer catering towards the darker electronic sounds, programmed intentionally with distortion, dirt and grit. Every sound you hear is intentional, and I made by hand. I am scrolling through most of the patches which are sorted alphabetically. Some patches use the internal effects, including the Eventide reverbs. There are many places in the signal path where you must be careful of gain staging, as it easily overloads.

No external processing has been added, as all gear demo's should be!

Shoutout and a nod to @NineInchNails and @NitzerEbb for the patches where I badly recreate their respective songs."

NAMM Leaks: Korg Minilogue XD

New Korg Minilogue XD based on the poly Prologue in the works?

NAMM Leaks

Gregorian Glitch (TX Wiggles 38)

Published on Dec 30, 2018 poorness studios

"I took audio of a Gregorian chant and sent it through a bitcrusher... it sounded super cool so I did a jam on top of it. I used the modular for processing guitar, the Volca Beats, my Microbrute, and the Jarmaggeddon."

Weird Electronic Music Home Studio Speedpainting Jam #TTNM

Published on Dec 30, 2018 The Tuesday Night Machines

"Another modular synthesizer inspired Procreate painting with the Apple Pencil 2 ... well, at least at the end you can see the painting. Before, I mashed together a visual pattern made on with effects from LumaFusion. It’s weird ... just like the music I created for this video. Oh geez. MORE INFO BELOW!


PixelNoises Synth T-Shirts by The Tuesday Night Machines:


Gear used:
- iPad Pro 11“ 2018 with Apple Pencil 2 and a bunch of Apps:
Procreate (drawing and timelapse)
LumaFusion (video editing and export)
AUM (audio routing, recording, mixing and lots more)
Volt (expressive synthesizer)
DM1 (drum machine)
various audio FX Apps
YouTube (video uploading and sharing)

So this video was another test of what one can do with the iPad Pro as a “computer” for painting, electronic music making and video editing and sharing. In LumaFusion you can have up to three video tracks and there’s a green-screen key effect. I used this to blend the screen capture with the speedpainting time-lapse from Procreate and added some more video effects from LumaFusion on top. At the end all of that fades out and the final painting is visible. The shader art I made is this one:

Not sure if I will ever be any good at programming those visuals, but it’s a fun brain teaser exercise, similar to bytebeat coding.

Anyway, that’s it ... the Apple Pencil 2 has been behaving properly for the past couple of days, by the way. I hope I can keep it."

Happy New Year! (Yolochka)

Published on Dec 30, 2018 temaniak

"Old russian Christmas song 'Yolochka' (A Little Pine) variation."

WELTKLANG MindScape Concert Featuring Gerhard Mayrhofer (Synth-Werk) & Gert Jalass (Moon-Modular)

WELTKLANG_MindScape Concert_Short Attack One from Open Video Medien Labor on Vimeo.

"The First Short Attack Remix.The MindScape_Concert took place in the Capitol Cinema in Zeil, Germany. Weltklang: Richard Aicher & Andreas Merz. Special Guests: Gerhard Mayrhofer ( Synth-Werk) & Gert Jalass ( Moon-Modular )"

Sound of Beauty

Published on Dec 29, 2018 TRAVLLR

"Trying to find the sounds of beauty with the Digitone and Prophet 6. Shout out to my lovely wife learning how to use the gimbal."

MoonSatellite Lone Wolf Happy New Year 2019!

Published on Dec 30, 2018 MoonSatellite Lone Wolf

"My friends I wish you an happy new year, the best for 2019 and thank you for your loyalty sincerely! ;-)"

Feel free to send your New Year posts! You can find all holiday posts via the label below.

New Behringer VC340 Vocoder Production Pics

Back in September we heard the upcoming Behringer VC340 (Roland VP-330 clone) was going into pre-production with a targeted MSRP of $999. Uli Behringer shared a few more pics with the following:

"We're excited to announce that the VC340 Vocoder is now in pre-production. It's all looking good and we're confident to soon switch to full production.

That's one great sounding vocoder!


Cream White Roland Juno-106 Analog Polyphonic Synthesizer w/ Blue LEDs & Wood Side Panels

via this auction

"The mod work was done by SynthSpa a few years ago, and looks awesome."

Waldorf Microwave XT Synthesizer

via this auction

Nord Lead 2X Keyboard Synthesizer

via this auction


via this auction

Roland D-50 w/ Original Box

via this auction

Vintage Korg Analogue Synth, M-500SP Micro Preset SN 792378

via this auction

"This is the slightly later version with a khaki control panel and built-in speaker, so probably dates from 1980-81. They sometimes get a bad press but there are actually some really great sounds on board (e.g. Synthe 1 32' for basslines & Synthe 2 8' for leads - apparently it uses the same filter chip as the MS10 & 20) once you get used to the quirky controls... I'll be sad to see it go, but I just don't have the space for it anymore.

It's in pretty decent condition for its age - cosmetically there are some scuffs and scratches, but nothing serious; it has lived in my home studio since I've had it, and looks to have had a fairly quiet life before that. These often seem to develop a fault where some of the presets stop working. On this one, once its warmed up they all work - though some need a bit of coaxing with the rotary selector before they settle down - some switch cleaner on the contacts would probably help...

Other than that, there are no crackly pots or switches, and both outputs as well as the internal speaker are working, though recently I have noticed a low (in volume) high pitched noise when using the line out (not affected by the volume or filter controls, so possibly a slightly noisy output transformer...?) - it's not audible when not playing, and doesn't come through the built-in speaker, so not a huge issue. The synth has probably never had a service in its life, so a check-up by someone competent is recommended, and should keep any future issues at bay."

Dreadbox Erebus v3 : "Tick Tock"

Published on Dec 30, 2018 Tim Shoebridge

"The music to this video features the Dreadbox Erebus v3 for all sounds with the only exception being the drum track. Some external reverb and modulation effects were used on some of the patches."

How To use PICO TRIGG & PICO DRUMS to create your favorite patterns in eurorack

Published on Dec 30, 2018 Dziam Bass

"Hi Guys.
I have a small introduction to PICO TRIGG and PICO DRUMS Erica Synths modules when you use it together to trigger your drums and create patterns. Pico TRIGG has mobile application for arranging patterns and loading and storing 8 slots that you can change whenever you want. in this video shows how to do it and also with the use of PICO DRUMS how the whole process works, to relieve your favorite drums with these two modules. Pico DRUMS can handle your samples and you can load 64 samples for each drum, you have controll over Pitch, Decay and Level for each drum, so there are also possibilities as soon as you are bothering you, you can load another sample and so you have a great drum sampler whenever you want to suddenly kick 909 or clap 808 and other your crazy favorite samples."

ROLAND TR-8S | Drum machine demo w/ Dustin Good, Roland Product Specialist

Published on Dec 30, 2018 synth4ever

"Roland TR-8S drum machine demo, sounds and overview by Dustin Good, Roland Product Specialist.

The Roland TR-8S is the latest evolution of the original TR-8 drum machine and adds a wealth of new features including user sampling, motion recording, new pattern modes, expanded sequencer functions and much more.

The Roland TR8S utilizes ACB (analog circuit behavior) modeling and features detailed circuit-models of the classic 808, 606, 909, 707, 727 drum machines in a single unit.

The Roland TR-8S allows the user to mix multiple patterns, rhythms and effects to create a compelling drum/sample/synth-based live performance on the fly.

This Roland TR-8S drum machine overview and demo was filmed at the Vancouver Roland Inspiration Center in Surrey BC, Canada as part of the Metro Synthesizers Vancouver synth meetup event in November 2018."


Published on Dec 30, 2018 Rolf Degen

"DIY Synthesizer Project"

See the Rolf Degen label below for more.

Winters Dream (Roland JP-8 and JUNO-60)

Published on Dec 30, 2018 synthlegends

"Small peace of life improvisation with my Roland JP-8 and Juno-60. The JP-8 is in Dual mode (a solo sound and a sweep pad with delayed LFO to the VCF) run through a BOSS CE-2w Chorus and Strymon Big Sky Reverb. The Juno-60 playes an arp sound without Chorus set, but run through a Rocktron Intellifex delay. All played life. I wish you a happy new year and peace on earth. Please listen to this short peace of music and think about your Year 2018! All the best to you!"

Moog Grandmother & DFAM

Published on Dec 30, 2018 MIxbern

Doepfer Dark Energy Mk1 pcb view and alternative position for Glide modification

Published on Dec 30, 2018 Vykaar Tones

"Doepfer Dark Energy Mk1 dismantled pcb view and alternative position for Glide modification. I only got around to fit the glide mod when I had to take the main board out to fix the envelope generator which would randomly fail to trigger ( I replaced a intermittently faulty BC547 transistor ). The Doepfer suggested positioning for the glide pot is on the front side but as you can see I prefer to use it standing on that side so I found space on the back panel (top). A note for the adventurous - if you do ever have to dismantle one of these note that the nuts on the front panel sockets are different to the ones on the back panel and will chew up the plastic if mixed up."

Daft Punk Synth Tutorial

Published on Dec 30, 2018 Alex Ball

"This week I thought I'd demo three Daft Punk synth sounds / samples on original hardware.

As these are all VCO-based analogue synths that are the best part of 40 years old, you'll probably find that settings vary slightly from one unit to the next. In fact, the settings vary on a daily basis on my own synths, depending upon temperature or how long they've been switched on etc.


Published on Dec 29, 2018 TRAVLLR

"Another inspiring sounding short clip I made with the Moog One, Sub 37 and Prophet T8."

Open Spaces

Published on Dec 29, 2018 TRAVLLR

"A short little jam with the Sub 37, and Prophet T8."

Modular Performance :: Flight :: Buchla 200e Skylab

Published on Dec 29, 2018 Mike Thomas

"I'm using all the individual oscillators available to me here (a grand total of four, since there are two complex oscillators -- the 259e and 261e). While I'm using them as individual voices, the modulation oscillators are also modulating the main oscillator (pitch/FM on the 259e and timbre on the 261e). This modulation is being affected by position on the main keys as well as the X/Y pads of the K-controller.

Musical parts are controlled by the 251e providing a trio of very short sequences selected by the K-controller, a "split" setup of the K-controller's long keys, for the hand-played bass and melody parts, and an arpeggio controlled by the K-controller's arpeggiator.

Obviously I need to work on this a bit more to get timing and movement down. I'm also hampered a bit here from time to time by the fact that as I play my hands get a bit sweatier and this causes some stiction on the keys the longer I go. That's not going to change, so I just need to learn how to deal with it.

#buchla #modular #synthesizer"

Streetview 2 :KORG volca/minilogue/MS20mini

Published on Dec 29, 2018 karenevil

"Experimental video editing with improvised soundtrack.

Synthesizers : KORG volca beats/bass/keys/minilogue/MS20 mini
FSX :VOX DelayLab/Lexicon MX200/SONY MU-R201/KORG KP3+ (end brake)"

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Kind of a Wavefolder

Published on Dec 29, 2018 Sbranvlztronics

"Thanks for watching"

Automation in Ableton - Gross Beets (Part 3) - itijik Production Tips

Published on Dec 29, 2018 itijik

"Part 3!...This time we’ll edit automation, tweak effects and change warp settings to get a nice percussion loop going.
...Leave any questions or comments below!


Produced By: itijik"

Previous posts featuring itijik here.

Behringer DeepMind 6 Ambient ARPs & Tweaks Analog Synthesizer Rik Marston

Published on Dec 29, 2018 SynthgodXXX

"Behringer DeepMind 6 Ambient ARPs & Tweaks
Synthesizer Demo by Rik Marston
**Watch in HD** **Turn it UP!!!**

Yes the Behringer DeepMind 6 is back!!!!
I seriously am thinking about putting the
Behringer DeepMind series in the top of
my list for synth recommendations of 2018.
I know they came out a few years back but
Behringer really is doing a great job making
clones & custom synthesizers. That BARP
Odyssey looks FANTASTIC! Sounds GREAT!
If you know me & this channel you know how
much I LOVE the ARP Odyssey & love the
KARP Odyssey! Anyway this video is me
playing some slow bass lines, ARPs &
crazy alien modulated leads on the DM6.
...God, I love this synthesizer! So flexible!
Great effects!! Get one if you get a great
deal because they are already cheaper
than their original introduction prices. ;)
Thank you for watching!
Please Like, Share & Subscribe!
More Synthesizer Demos
Ambient Chill Zen Music
Electronic Dance Music
Space & Meteorites
Rik Marston

Need any Synthesizer Samples for your next track
and want to save a TON of money? Here are only a few
of my HQ synthesizer sample collections in .WAV format
able to load into ANY device that reads .WAV files!

Moog Collection

DSI Collection

Sequential Prophet-6

Dave Smith / Oberheim OB-6"

Moog The Rogue ditty Dec 2018

Published on Dec 29, 2018 SynthMania

"A ditty with the Moog Rogue, analog synthesizer from 1981."

California Dreamin: a cover with Squarp Pyramid and friends

Published on Dec 29, 2018 Olivier Ozoux

"I don't think I've ever posted a cover here before, this one is the classic
California Dreamin' from the Mama's and the Papa's, with vocals shamelessly lifted from Freischwimmer's own cover.

Squarp Pyramid: sequences all the things
Synthstrom Deluge: digital percussions and vocal samples
MFB Tanzbar: analog percussions
Audiothingies MicroMonsta: pads
Modor NF-1m: organ
PreenFM2: Bass and Percussive bassline
Yamaha MU-80: synth choir, guitar, lead pan flute"

And some grass. ;)

MacBeth Micromac-R X-Series Analog Eurorack Synth Module

via this auction

"From MabBeth Studio Systems:

the idea started a while back when the first analogue destop synthesizers first made their appearance.

a while back, i too, was considering how much sound creation facility could be put into a very small area. historically- my designs have been integrated analogue synthesizers at which i have some expertise. more recently, i have worked on modular synthesizer too. my style is to offer a no comprimise, quality sound product employing whatever it takes to make that possible! i have worked on various ideas that employ the integrated aspect with the flexibility of a modular synth. the result now is my latest products, the micromac-r and the micromac-d.(series)

the micromac is a full scale integrated analogue synthesizer in a very compact space. there are two units to be made available. the micromac-r is aimed at the 3u eurorack modular synthesizer users and the micromac-d is aimed at those who wish to take a synthesizer into the live performance domain. the micromac-d is housed in a compact desktop unit coming with an extra two lfos and a sophisticated midi/glide/lfo control section- allowing the unit to be used in many situations where it may be the only analogue instrument in use.

the highest priority was to design a synthesizer that would have not one oscillator, or even two- but three voltage controlled oscillators. key was to have more than the standard sawtooth and square waveforms available- but also to employ triangle waveforms and sine waveforms. it was also also deemed very important that the oscillators would have their own voltage control inputs and separate audio outputs to integrate with other modular synthesizers. another very important audio component was the inclusion of a noise generator. any full-scale synthesizer must have dual envelope generators. the first eg is key to sweeping the filter- but a separate eg is also very important to shape the final output or voltage controlled amplifier section.

Waldorf Quantum - Resonator

Published on Dec 29, 2018 100 Things I Do

"I thought we would take a look at the Resonator engine in the Quantum this week. Based on the idea of Karplus–Strong string synthesis where you have a generator (Normally noise) then you excite various frequencies and use feedback to create bell, metallic and string type Timbres. First I show some of the options the Quantum makes available, then make a basic patch using all 3 Oscillators \ Engines.

Interestingly you can also use the Resonator to manipulate other sounds on the Quantum. A lot of fun and many hours to loose exploring the possibilities."

Xmas Wish - a modular composition by Gattobus

Published on Dec 29, 2018 gattobus

"This song is dedicated to my parents.
Played with my eurorack modular synthesizer and recorded straight to my audio interface.
Eventide Space Reverb.
Mixing and mastering through Ableton Live 10.

If you like it you can find more of my music here:"

Acidlab Bassline Mk2 Synth

via this auction

"Brilliant clone of the TB303. All analogue with all the original functionality and quirks of the original, but at a fraction of the cost."

Sequential Circuits Prophet 5 Rev 3

via this auction

ARP 4075 Filter-OIIAudio & VCO GR11-Rebach in Techno eurorack modular

Published on Dec 29, 2018 Dziam Bass

"Hi. I have another film this time in action ARP 4075 clasical thick filter and oscillator Rebach VCO GR11. Some of the fun in the filter with the techno beat, both modules are great complement VCO GR11 is a great Saw Core Oscillator and ARP 4075 replica of famous ARP Filter schematic with styroflex capacitors and main-chip which has been maked in 80-s. Real good!
#ARP 4075 Filter #eurorack #modular #synth"

Transmutron blending destruction upon Moog Mother-32 synthesizer

Published on Dec 29, 2018 Boredbrain Music

"Mother-32 gets destroyed here by parallel bit-crushing distortions, first split and filtered by the Transmutron's own wide-resonant notch filter. The filter is controlled by a mix of S&H CV from the Bitrazer and the Mother-32's own LFO, from slow sweeps up to near audio rate, creating an FM effect with the resonant peaks.

Boredbrain Transmutron Dual FX Loop Crossover Filter
Boredbrain Patchulator 8000 8-Channel Mini Patchbay
Moog Mother-32 Semi-Analog Synthesizer
Roland Bitrazer
WMD Geiger Counter
Boss RE-20 Space Echo"

Marcus Padrini - Synth Jams II [Full Album]

Premiere in progress. Started 5 minutes ago Marcus Padrini

Follow-up to Synth Jams I [Full Album]

"Novo álbum! Ouça o álbum completo no YouTube! Caso queira baixar/comprar ou adicionar ao seu serviço de streaming favorito, seguem links :)

►𝘼𝙥𝙥𝙡𝙚 𝙈𝙪𝙨𝙞𝙘:
►𝙂𝙤𝙤𝙜𝙡𝙚 𝙋𝙡𝙖𝙮:

Synth Jams II é mais uma compilação de faixas gravadas ao vivo utilizando sintetizadores e drum machines, analógicos e digitais. As músicas surgiram de improvisos com diferentes instrumentos e foram capturadas praticamente no momento seguinte à criação.

Foram utilizados nesse trabalho:

►Sintetizadores Analógicos: Arp Odyssey, Moog Sub 37, Moog Minitaur, Behringer Model D, Roland Alpha Juno I, Dave Smith TETRA.
►Sintetizadores Digitais: Korg Radias, Roland JP8080, Access Vírus Indigo, Yamaha DX7II, Nord Stage 2EX, Teenage Engineering OP-1.
►Drum Machines e Grooveboxes: Roland MC-808, MFB 522, Novation Circuit.
►Music Apps: GeoShred e Korg Gadged."

BURG - periorbital dark circles, part 2

Published on Dec 29, 2018 ollilaboratories

"If you like my stuff please support me on and

#eurorack #KORGmonologue #subsequent37

As you might already know, the other day I made a new track, with some 707 beats, a bit more laidback and relaxed but with a lot of groove.

So... the story is, one my my patrons, Dragan said "At the track end I wished there was a "periorbital dark circles part 2". Like this story has some grand events yet untold... which if accompanied with a stomping 4 on the floor could rock the universe"

Well.. Dragan, here it is, Enjoy! :D

ps, there is some humming noise coming from the eventide space plus a helluvalot of low end bass from the vBass (need to fix that bass for a future release) .. so, watch your sub-woofers, this one is crankin it :D

Gear Used:

- Roland TR-8s, 707 snare, percussion and master Side Chain FX for digitone, vKeys, vBass
- KORG volca Keys and Bass
- Elektron Digitakt, kick and percussion
- Elektron Digitone, Dub Stabs and Pads
- Elektron Analog Four, 0coast seq, arpeggios
- Makenoise 0-coast
- Avalon Bassline
- KORG monologue, lead
- Moog Subsequent37, lead2
- Novation Peak, lead3
- KORG grandstage, Piano (EHX 720 looper)
- Clavia, NLA1 (tc electronic ditto looper)"

Sequential Circuits Prophet-5 Rev 3.3 w/Midi SN 3704

via this auction

"This one is in beautiful cosmetic condition and working 100%. It has just been serviced and has had a lot of restoration. This is a Rev 3.3 with 120 programs and has factory midi."


via this auction

KAWAI K5000S Advanced Additive Synthesizer v1.01

via this auction

Alesis Andromeda A6 Analog Synthesizer

via this auction

"Alesis Andromeda A6 Analog Synthesizer Synth Keyboard in Kent Custom Flight Case... Excellent; fully working except for 4 dead keys (F5#; G5; B5; C6); no chipped keys; has one non-original knob as pictured; may have some minor scuffs and scratches; includes a Kent Custom purple flight case with wheels."

Electrix Warp Factory Vocoder

via this auction

Bleeplabs Thingmagoop Housed in R.C. Oscillator

via this auction

"Thingamagoop bleep box synthesizer retro fitted into a cool vintage test oscillator case.

Its a crazy fun portable noise box.

LED tenticles shine on LDRs to give more modulation mayhem.

See and hear how it sounds here

This build ultilses all available modifcations as documented here"

Roland JX-3P w/ PG-200 Controller

via this auction

"A popular analog poly synth from Roland. Some very cool features including Midi in/out/thru, step sequencer, pre set and program sounds. Can be controlled with the PG-200 for easy editing. In excellent condition."

Pictured on top of a Moog Polymoog Keyboard.

ПОЛИВОКС синтезатор POLIVOKS Synthesizer (1982) ЭЛЕКТРОНИКА

Published on Dec 29, 2018 RetroSound

"(c) 2018 vintage synthesizer demo by RetroSound

all synthesizer sounds: #Polivoks Analog #Synthesizer (1982)
drums: LinnDrum
recording: multi-track
fx: reverb and delay

Polivoks Duophonic Analog Synthesizer
Made in #USSR 1982-1990

Designed by Vladimir Kuzmin and produced at the Formanta Radio Factory in Kachkanar
2 VCOs, FM, 2 ADSR, Glide, 2 LFOs, ADSR loop function,
The nice filter that can be switched from low pass to bandpass and two envelopes that can be looped over the AD sections."

North Coast Synthesis- Coiler VCF-multimode filter unboxnig and first sound

Published on Dec 29, 2018 Dziam Bass

"North Coast Synthesis their Coiler VCF-multimode filter.

After a little bit of fun, it is certain to say that this is a great filter with a very smooth structure that translates into very beautiful sounds. The Coiler multilayer filter and rectifier pack the entire sound shaping nest into a single Eurorack 8HP module. It is a bipolar floating point filter based on a unique integrator design that stores energy in both induction coils and capacitors depending on the frequency range. The transition area between the two components and the saturation characteristics of traditional OTA based amplifiers offer warmth and ever-changing hues in the mid-range range, as well as hissing highs and slimminging lows. This is a slightly unpredictable filter and here we confirm it.

Definitely worth attention when the next filters are only aggressive, here you can get different colors and other saturation in traditional subtractive patches."

via North Coast Synthesis:

"The Coiler Multi-mode Filter and Rectifier packs an entire nest of sound-shaping features into a single 8HP Eurorack module. It's a two-pole state-variable filter based on a unique integrator design which stores energy in both inductors and capacitors depending on the frequency range. The transition region between the two components, and the saturation characteristics of the traditional OTA-based amplifiers, offer warmth and ever-shifting timbres in the midrange, along with hissing highs and slithering lows. This is a somewhat unpredictable filter.

Just How Gritty Can The E-mu SP1200 Get?

Published on Dec 29, 2018 The Daydream Sound

"Interested in the grittiness of the E-mu SP1200? Here’s a demo of just nasty your samples can get with this vintage drum machine."

OP-Z time off jam

Published on Dec 29, 2018 ahlstrominfo

"A few minutes by myself with the OP-Z resulted in this."

2 HP Pluck Littlebits

Published on Dec 28, 2018 Fuzzo Frizzbeebot

"Checking out the C.V kit with the little bit's sequencer, waiting for the stranger bitranger to arrive in the mail. Putting together sonic flea circus just for giggles. Also waiting for the Pico voice euro module to arrive and a Bastl dude attitude mini mixer."

Friday, December 28, 2018

DrummingEvil RezzoDrone - Resonant Drone Synth - voice prototype

Published on Dec 28, 2018 DrummingEvil

"Had this idea last night, made a quick prototype and here's the result."

OB6 Mono/Unison 1-6 Voice Illustration/Improv

Published on Dec 28, 2018 Kris Lennox

"The OB-6's place as one of the finest polys on the market is (I assume!!) by this stage likely without question. But the big question is: is the OB-6 also one of the finest monosynths DSI has ever produced?!

In mono mode it is brutal. For around the first minute of this video I'm layering the voices, starting with only one, through to all 6. This gives a good sense of the size of the sound. Sometimes a sound can be 'too big' - which is where the voice-layering/stripping possibilities are very useful.

At around 1:13 I'm turning the detune knob - hence the wider sound. Again, great sound.

Towards the end of the improv, the tone reminded me of Chicane's music. I think the track is called 'Fibreglasses', but I could be wrong, as I haven't listened to it since the album release. I'm probably not even playing it in the correct key!

PS excuse any errors - this was a literal 'sit down and hit record' improv as a Friday-night break from a transcription project I'm working on.

All best

Kurzweil K250 SN 10001801

via this auction

"This Kurzweil K250 was part of Jim Johnson's (Composer for the WWE) personal studio. It has been tested and is fully functional This Kurzweil K250 is in great condition. Only cosmetic wear is two caps missing on the "Tune" and "Instrument A Group" sliders. The Tune slider shaft is bent slightly but still works well. Includes the power supply which also works as a sustainer pedal for the keyboard itself."

Also see: WWE Sequential Circuits Prophet 2002 Digital Sampler Rack SN 0562

Waldorf Pulse SN 101825

via this auction

X1L3 - circuit bent casio SA-46 - power electronics and harsh noise

Published on Dec 28, 2018 X1L3

"20 minute PE set to check out the noise potential. Probably a bit long and drawn out in terms of demo material, but if you're into this stuff you're probably used to full C60 outings etc. Transition from navicon torture technologies type drone to an escallation into noise at 7.10. If you hate this sort of stuff i probably already know this and the sun will still rise in the morning :)

Where to get and what's in there below:

Drone is constantly triggered via midi as i don't have three hands. The rest is just hands on manipulation and experimentation to see how it behaves in the context of drone and power electronics performance. Filter as a very hot resonance peak when the res is cranked which can be used to cut into the delay loop, even when the loop feedback is maxed out and trying to inject additional audio into it becomes tricky.

Fitted with a monophonic midi interface. The board is polyphonic but the amount of routing and circuitry required to implement this via midi isn't doable in the space available. The compromise is still cool though, giving a mix of automation that can be played over, plus being a bent machine it can pull off all sorts of strange stuff when you spend a bit of time getting to know it. The standard format on the spectrum of nice to nasty - melodic to harsh noise all loaded up in this one.

It has a resonant filter, 'ruiner' ringmod/distortion and a digital delay configured as a circuit bent delay pedal might be - that is untethered feedback and filtering for texture and noise generation and manipulation. Also added is a global pitch control with fine and coarse dials."

Prophet XL - Gil Assayas

Published on Dec 28, 2018 Sequential

"Gil Assayas on the Prophet XL! More Info:"

Polyend Seq & Korg MonoPoly

Published on Dec 28, 2018 Polyend

"Polyend has paid a visit to and so Polyend Seq is sequencing Korg MonoPoly (plus some postproduction drum sounds)."

Polyend Seq & Roland Jupiter 8

Published on Dec 28, 2018 Polyend

"Polyend has paid a visit to and so Polyend Seq is sequencing Roland Jupiter 8 (also 808 & Jupiter 4 in the postproduction process)."

The Curve of Time | Eurorack Modular Synthesizer

Published on Dec 28, 2018 Lightbath Lightbath

"Live performance multitracked to Zoom F8, mixed in Logic with additional processing.

This configuration is a variation on my Moogfest case but it’s patched differently and most notably uses Stages as a sequencer into Marbles as a quantizer."

Just a Minute - gBiz uDervish

Published on Dec 28, 2018 Stefan Tretau

"Going through some of the preset effects (sorry for the overdriven singal in some parts, was a bit to enthusiastic there...;-)...)"

Tne uDervish was first featured here.

Digitakt vs Octatrack MK1 // So Same.. But So Different

Published on Dec 28, 2018 Enrique Martinez Music

"Why buy a Digitakt when you can get an Octatrack for the same price?!"

Verbos Electronics Eurorack Modular Synthesizer + Dark Modular Case + Extras

via this auction

"Up for grabs is a barely used Verbos Electronics system + Dark Modular case W/ Make Noise Power.

Modules Include:
-Verbos Electronics Scan & Pan Stereo Mixer and Scanner
-Verbos Electronics Complex Oscillator
-Verbos Electronics Multiple
-Verbos Electronics Random Sampling
-Verbos Electronics Harmonic Oscillator
-Verbos Electronics Amplitude & Tone Controller
-Verbos Electronics Multi Envelope
-Verbos Electronics Sequence Selector
-Verbos Electronics Voltage Multistage CV Source
-Verbos Electronics Dual Four Pole Filter

-Make Noise Blued Steel Eurorack Case Stand
-Enough patch cables to patch system twice over

All modules are in Excellent condition"

Bob Moog Foundation Squarewave to Heaven Synth T-Shirt by David Lovelace, Posters, & Interviews

Soon to be a classic, this t-shirt was conceptualized and designed by our graphics guru David Lovelace. It has been so popular in Germany that we listed it on as well. Check it out here.

"Inspired by Bob Moog? So are we! The Bob Moog Foundation strives to ignite creativity in children and adults through the intersection of science, music, and technology. Your support helps our ongoing work inspiring young children about the science of sound through our hallmark educational project, Dr. Bob's SoundSchool, and our historic preservation of the Bob Moog Foundation Archives, which includes thousands of schematics, photos, notes, vintage catalogs, personal correspondence, instruments, and more. In the spring of 2019 both of these projects will converge in a Moogseum in downtown Asheville, NC."

"Starting today and running through Tuesday, January 1st, all of the art and festival posters (many signed by the performing artists!) on our online store are 25% off!

Go here to check out the entire sale. Just enter discount code 'Posters25' at checkout!"

"Our executive director Michelle Moog-Koussa was recently featured on the podcast Twenty Thousand Hertz, which explores the stories behind the world's most recognizable and interesting sounds. Both she and theremin virtuoso Rob Schwimmer appear alongside the podcast's host, Dallas Taylor, discussing the theremin's history, functionality, and its link to Bob Moog and his work.

You can listen to the podcast here.

Michelle was also interviewed by Heather Anders of 98.1 The River in the Foundation's hometown of Asheville, NC. Heather delved into all of the Foundation's work, with an exploration of the plans for the Moogseum.

You can listen to that insightful interview here."

Medusa Synth techno improvisation by Umba

Published on Dec 28, 2018 Polyend

"Medusa Hybrid Synthesizer is a very versatile instrument. Polish techno scene fellow UMBA is utilizing its six oscillators sequencing them separately from the Polyend Seq. Moody minimalistic trip, enjoy!"

Kilpatrck Auido Redox Reverb On The Phenol Synthesizer

Published on Dec 28, 2018 Perfect Circuit

"Kilpatrick Audio's Redox ( is a stereo reverb with tons of algorithms, modulations and tweakable settings to get many different sounds. The Redox also has presets and an LCD screen so you can easily see and adjust the settings. The sounds range from vintage to modern and the routing is adjustable with the modulation effects either before or after the reverb. In this video the sound source is the Phenol, Kilpatrick's analog banana patchable synthesizer."

Supporters of MATRIXSYNTH get %10 off at Perfect Circuit!

Oberheim OB-X Restoration (Part 2) - Pratt Read History, Keybed Service, Key Polishing.

Published on Dec 28, 2018 GOLT !

Some fascinating history here. You can find Part 1 here.

"How to polish keys! Full restoration guide for the Pratt Read keybed of the Oberheim OB-X synthesizer.
- Plus Pratt Read's technical history.
Please note I am not a historian, for corrections please see the description and comments.

Skip ahead to 9:00 minutes to go straight to the teardown and service guide.

Here's the links to the websites I featured:
The Arc Sound bushings


Patch n Tweak

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